Who keeps buying DECTalks?

Zane H. Healy healyzh at aracnet.com
Sun Nov 11 16:39:26 CST 2007

At 4:18 PM -0600 11/11/07, Jason T wrote:
>So I like early speech synthesis.  I like DEC stuff.  I've got a
>couple forms of the DECTalk boxes (the portable, the ISA card.)  I'd
>like the DTC-01 unit, the one that sort of looks like a VX2000
>terminal.  They come up on ebay every other week or so and end up
>selling for well over $100.
>Who's buying these things?  Are they popular with collectors?  Or are
>they still being used in the disability care industry?

I suspect they're being purchased by dealers.  I'd like one, but 
haven't been willing to shell out the $$$'s.


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